Sqn Ldr Tom Bould is the New Red 1 for 2021 (Image: MOD/Crown Copyright 2020)
Airshow News

New Red 1 announced by Red Arrows

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT), The Red Arrows, have announced a new Red 1 for 2021. Squadron Leader Tom Bould, a former frontline Typhoon Pilot, takes over the role from outgoing Red 1 Martin Pert on the 12th October. 39-year-old Tom Bould hails from Bradford, West Yorkshire joined [read more]

A Boeing B-52H lands at RAF Fairford (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
Military

US Bombers arrive in Gloucestershire

Six US Air Force B52 Bombers have arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this morning. The B52 is the US Air Forces (USAF) long-range strategic bomber and is regularly deployed to RAF Fairford for operations and exercises across Europe. The bombers have been deployed from Minot Air Base in North [read more]

Boeing F15EX
Military

Boeing F15EX to go ahead after USAF order

The US Air Force (USAF) has given Boeing a contract worth nearly (USD)$1.2bn for eight F15EX Air Superiority Fighter and Multi-role combat aircraft. The most-advanced F15 ever built will help the USAF meet its capacity requirements and add capability to its fighter fleet. The F15EX will carry more weapons than [read more]